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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Is it common use?

    First of all, sorry for my basic english.

    I see on Urban Dictionary that the words 'wobbing' and 'wobber' have some sexual connotations.

    But, on the other side, I also see that these words are used sometimes without this eschatological meaning - e.g. in www . wobsite . be

    The cuestion is, would it be considered offensive the use of these words, or can I use them without offending anyone, for example, as a brand-name? Are they common use?

    Thank you and regards.
    Last edited by 5jj; 20-Dec-2011 at 11:36. Reason: Unnecessary editing removed.

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    #2

    Re: Is it common use?

    I have never heard or seen the words you mention, so they are not common, in BrE at least.

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    #3

    Re: Is it common use?

    I never heard the word either (American English), and none of the UrbanDictionary definitions seems credible - most entries have more "down" votes than "up".

    In my personal subjective opinion, however, it wouldn't sound too appealing as a brand name, unless the product is audio equipment-related, perhaps.

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    #4

    Re: Is it common use?

    Thank you for your answers and your time.

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    #5

    Re: Is it common use?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I have never heard or seen the words you mention, so they are not common, in BrE at least.
    Nor have I.

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    #6

    Re: Is it common use?

    Are you sure the speaker wasn't Elmer Fudd?

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    #7

    Re: Is it common use?

    Quote Originally Posted by waflob View Post
    Are you sure the speaker wasn't Elmer Fudd?
    LOL, that's exactly what it sounds like!

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